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Mustangs Win Again--Play For Regional Title Tuesday
The East Lincoln Mustangs remained undefeated as they down previously unbeaten Shelby in their fourth round NCHSAA 2A Soccer match Saturday (Nov. 16th).
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Morrison To Hang Up His Cleats
A two-time state champion coach of cross-country and track-and-field, with an illustrious career of three and a half decades in the Lincoln County Schools, Morrison recently announced his retirement.
Saturday, November 16, 2019

SCOREBOARD Friday Nov. 15th
Our apologies that a technical problem on the internet halted our updates Friday night, but here are the final scores.
Friday, November 15, 2019

Details of Nov. 15th games
Here are the scores from the first round of the NCHSAA Football playoffs and some details of several of the games.
Friday, November 15, 2019

Local Baseball Team Returns From Charleston With Title
It's always a pleasure to see social media posts with smiling young athletes.  This past weekend my social media was flooded with these young men being crowned State Champions!
Friday, November 15, 2019

High School Football Playoffs Begin
The NCHSAA Football playoffs begin this Friday night (actually, a couple of games--not in our area--were moved up to Thursday).  There is possibility of rain, but it isn't great until after midnight here.  In the eastern part of the state, rain is likely and several games have been moved to Saturday.
Friday, November 15, 2019

Maiden Athletes Sign For College Athletics
Three Maiden High School athletes signed this week to continue playing sports in college.   Caitie Wray and Abby West  will play college softball, while Abbey Smith will play volleyball.
Friday, November 15, 2019

Walls, Ingle Sign To Play College Baseball
Two Cherryville players who were both high school and American Legion stars signed this week to play college baseball.  Brent Walls and Noah Ingle signed commitments to Wingate (Walls) and North Greenville (Ingle).
Thursday, November 14, 2019

East Lincoln Whips Newton-Conover
The East Lincoln Mustangs improved to 25-0  beating Newton-Conover for the third time this season.  The 7-1 victory advances them to the fourth round of the NCHSAA 2A Soccer playoffs.  They'll host Shelby--also unbeaten--on Saturday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

NCHSAA Football Playoffs Begin Friday
Jacob Cline, a senior defensive back for the North Lincoln Knights has been named the WLON Radio/First Federal Savings Bank Lincoln County Player of the Week for his performance in the Knights' win over Bandys 50-13 last Friday.  North, along with East Lincoln, West Lincoln and Maiden will begin 2AA playoff action this Friday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Foard Wins State Volleyball Championship
The Fred T. Foard Tigers won the school's seventh state championship in volleyball Saturday.  The match was played in the Capel Arena at Fayetteville State University.  Michelle Thao was named the MVP.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

North Lincoln, Lincoln Charter Take Cross Country Titles
The North Lincoln boys claimed their third NCHSAA 2A Cross Country championship in a row Saturday, while Lincoln Charter's boys won their second straight 1A title.  The North girls finished second, but Angie Allen finished first for individual honors.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

East Lincoln Continues Undefeated Season
The East Lincoln Mustangs soccer team continued unbeaten on Saturday (Nov. 9th) downing North Lincoln in a second round NCHSAA 2A playoff match.  They'll now take on Newton-Conover for the third time this season in round 3.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Football Playoff Brackets Announced
The brackets have been released and while North Lincoln didn't get the #1 seed in the west in the NCHSAA 2AA brackets, they did get #2.  Shelby is the top seed and Hibriten #3.  East Lincoln, West Lincoln, Maiden, Burns, South Point & Bunker Hill also made the 2AA playoffs.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

High School Games Nov. 8th (Photos Updated)
Here are the scores from the high school football games of Friday night Nov. 8th.
Friday, November 8, 2019

Laney Named Player Of Year, All-Conference Players Announced
The All-Conference selections for girls tennis have been named by the South Fork Conference.  Toni Laney of Bandys was named Player of the Year and Maiden's Becky Godfrey Coach of the Year.
Friday, November 8, 2019

East Vs North In Soccer Playoffs
East Lincoln and North Lincoln both won their first round games Wednesday in the NCHSAA 2A Soccer playoffs and will meet Saturday evening at East Lincoln in round two.
Friday, November 8, 2019

North Lincoln JVs Go Undefeated
The North Lincoln JVs football team finished their 2019 season the same way they started it back in August--with a victory.
Friday, November 8, 2019

Cross Country Update
The All-Conference, Runner of the Year, and Coach of the Year selections for the South Fork Conference have been announced.  The North Lincoln and Lincoln Charter boys & girls teams and the East Lincoln boys will compete for a state championship on Saturday.
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Soon To Be An Alumni
It is crazy to me that this week I am about to watch my last football game as a student at Cherryville High School. I have watched the boys on the team play since we were in elementary school and it is going to be weird not watching them play every Friday night. 
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Foard Girls Play For State Championship
The Fred T. Foard volleyball team won the NCHSAA 2A regional championship Tuesday; they'll play for the state championship in Fayetteville on Saturday.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Catching Up With Some Optimist Football In Maiden
On Saturday, November 2 playoff rounds for Optimist Football started in Maiden. 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Menegay Is Player Of Week
East Lincoln's Paulie Menegay was chosen as the WLON/First Federal Savings Bank Player of the Week for his performance in last Friday's Mustangs win over West Lincoln.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

East Lincoln Seeded #1 In West
East Lincoln, North Lincoln, Lincolnton, Lincoln Charter all play Wednesday in NCHSAA Soccer playoffs.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Saturday's Sports & Surratts
Sports lovers know that Saturday’s are prime time for college sports.  It’s extra special when you can watch two wonderful young men doing something they love.
Monday, November 4, 2019

High School Football Nov. 1st (Photo Update)
Here are the latest scores from Friday night games.
Friday, November 1, 2019

NCHSAA Volleyball Playoff Scores
Fred T. Foard advanced in the 2A playoffs and Mountain Island Charter in the 1A playoffs with three-set wins on Thursday.  Both are now just three wins away from a state championship.
Friday, November 1, 2019

East Lincoln Finishes Unbeaten
The East Lincoln Mustangs needed a victory over Newton-Conover to claim sole possession of the South Fork Conference soccer title.  They got it--but it took two overtimes to beat the Red Devils for the second time this season.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

LMS Soccer Ends Perfect Season; Tri-County Champions
The young men of Lincolnton Middle school ended their perfect season on October 22 with a 5-0 victory over North Lincoln Middle school to be named the Tri-County Champions.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

West Lincoln Finishes 6th At NCHSAA State Golf Tourney
The West Lincoln golf team finished 6th in the NCHSAA Girls 1A/2A Golf Tournament in Pinehurst.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

High School Football Schedule
Ty Williams was named the Player of the Week after scoring three TDs in North Lincoln's win over Newton-Conover last Friday.  This week, North will host Lincolnton, but the game of the week may well be the rivalry contest between East Lincoln and West Lincoln.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Volleyball Update
The season came to an end Tuesday evening (Oct. 29th) for the Lincoln Charter, Maiden and East Lincoln volleyball teams.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

West Lincoln Soccer Honors Seniors
On Wednesday, October 23 West Lincoln held senior night in honor of its eight graduating players.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Golf Update
West Lincoln is tied for fifth after the first round of the NCHSAA Golf State Championship Tournament in Pinehurst on Monday (Oct. 28th).
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Mustangs Win 21st
The East Lincoln Mustangs won their 21st match without a defeat Monday as they beat West Lincoln 9-0.  The win sets up a showdown with Newton-Conover Wednesday evening at East Lincoln.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Alexis Adams Is Crowned LHS Homecoming Queen (Photo Update)
Leading up to the Homecoming game in which Adams was crowned as Wolfpack royalty, LHS celebrated this small town tradition with a very fun-filled week.
Monday, October 28, 2019

Area Teams Win In Volleyball Tourney
Maiden, East Lincoln, Lincoln Charter, Fred T. Foard and Mountain Island Charter all advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA Volleyball playoffs with wins Saturday (Oct. 26th).
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Friday Oct. 25th Scores (Photo Update)
Here are the scores from area games of Friday night Oct.25th.
Friday, October 25, 2019

Golf Update
For the first time in school history, the West Lincoln girls golf team will compete in the NCHSAA state 1A/2A championship tournament to be held next week in Pinehurst.
Friday, October 25, 2019

JV Football Scores, Varsity Schedule
The North Lincoln at Newton-Conover game this Friday night will likely decide the South Fork Conference championship for 2019, but East Lincoln still has a shot at a share of the title.  The Mustangs play at Maiden, Lincolnton hosts Lake Norman Charter, and West Lincoln plays at Bandys.
Friday, October 25, 2019

Volleyball Playoffs Begin Saturday
The NCHSAA state volleyball playoffs get underway Saturday.  Maiden, winners of the regular season and conference championship for the South Fork Conference, will host North Wilkes at 6:00 PM in the 1st Round of the 2A playoffs. 
Friday, October 25, 2019

Mustangs Notch 20th Win On Senior Night
Wednesday night (Oct. 23) the East Lincoln High School’s soccer team celebrated their seniors before their game against the Maiden Blue Devils.
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Maiden Wins Tournament Title, Leach Named Player Of Year
The Maiden volleyball team, regular season champs, regular season champs of the South Fork Conference, added the tournament title to their accomplishments for 2019 with a four-set win over Lake Norman Charter Wednesday.
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Jay Heafner To Be Inducted Into Sports Hall Of Fame
Local baseball standout Jay Heafner will soon join the Davidson College Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
Thursday, October 24, 2019

WLHS Vs. LHS JV Yardstick
Scoring Summery for West Lincoln vs. Lincolnton JVs on Thursday, October 17.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Three Lady Rebels Advance To State Golf Championship
With three golfers advancing the Lady Rebels will play for the 1A/2A Women's State Championship as a team for the first time in program history next week at Long Leaf Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Volleyball, Cross Country Results
North Lincoln claimed both the men's and women's championship at the South Fork Conference Cross Country Tournament meet.  Angie Allen of North and Daniel Hopkins of Lincolnton claimed the individual top spots.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

33rd Annual Lincolnton Rotary 5k Results
Top Male Finisher was Avery Cannon (left) and Top Female was Sophia Ritter (right).
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Soccer Scores/Schedule
The East Lincoln soccer team scored a 7-2 win over Bandys Monday to improve to 19-0 on the season.  Lincolnton downed West Lincoln 9-0 and North Lincoln topped Maiden 5-1.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Showdown Friday In South Fork Conference
North Lincoln, East Lincoln and West Lincoln all recorded one-sided victories last Friday night. The game of the week this week has to be North Lincoln at Newton-Conover, a game likely to decide the South Fork 2A Conference championship for 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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